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What Are Debt And Entitlements?

October 18, 2016

onservatives distort the English language. One of the more prominent examples is the word entitlement. According to the dictionary, an entitlement is something due to one by law or contract. In the case of Social Security and Medicare, they are benefits that are paid for by the FICA tax of 15.2%. Conservatives confuse the word […]

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Looking In the Wrong Direction

May 8, 2016

oving, a few necessary trips and scheduling a few more joint replacements, added to trying to do sufficient research for the books I’m working on, don’t leave much time for this blog. You likely aren’t too disappointed on the occasions I find a substitute to expound on an important issue. Here’s another such time. This […]

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The Village Idiot Of Washington

June 27, 2015

hronic anger and senility are not an attractive mix. The body politic is burdened with the embarrassment of this robed buffoon. This is a sociopath that judges, based on a rabid, an abject devotion to a ridiculous ideology that is a substitute for thinking. Nay, he considers it actual thinking. This intellectually deficient clown is often […]

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Boot The Freeloaders

November 11, 2014

he Republicans say the poor are not carrying their share of the load. They say they don’t pay taxes. Actually, they pay a greater percentage of their income than does Myth Romney or most of his fellow plutocrats. Most of the poor have jobs. Many have more than one job but are still poor. They […]

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What You Did

July 28, 2014

ust when you think the Supreme Court of Wall Street has set the conservative ideology bar as low as it can go, they return for an encore. While the rabid fundamentalist Christians are celebrating their victory over their black nemesis, Obama, they unwittingly handed their bogeyman a Christmas whoops . . . Happy Holidays present […]

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God Is Hate

April 20, 2014

eally? God is hate? If you believe that these Republican leaders and their toadies are Christians, then one can draw no other conclusion. As a child I heard that people fear what they do not understand. It appears that Republicans have conflated fear with hate. It is the easiest strategy for appealing to bigots, racists, […]

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Things Go Better Without Koch

April 11, 2014

aking lots of money is not necessarily proof of intelligence. It could have been luck. It could have been something less than honest or legal. Inheriting lots of money is even less demanding. The Koch brothers, Charles and David, have shown signs of ego, greed, lack of empathy and other undesirable traits . . . […]

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The Church, Inc.

March 31, 2014

ou remember Mitt Romney. He’s the one that believes that when he dies he will become the god of his own planet. (See the Book of Mormon Jokes.) More importantly, he believes, as he said, “Corporations are people, my friend.” Two down . . . and as little Ricky Perry, I can’t remember the third. Before […]

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Enemies of the People

January 9, 2013

hen will the voters of this country wake up and commit these people to mental institutions, prisons or kindergartens? Some of our “leadership” are simply tools of their plutocratic owners. Others have not the intelligence to understand how ridiculous is the economic twattle that impresses them so much. They even gift us with a self-satisfied […]

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Many Problems, One Response

July 9, 2012

s a kid (child) I often saw my grandmother cut off the head of a chicken, then let it run around for a couple of minutes before hanging it on the clothesline by its feet to drain the blood. Initially, it was funny. As I grew older, it became much less amusing. Now it is […]

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